Indian micro-blogging platform Koo on Tuesday introduced the roll-out of a brand new ‘Discuss to Sort’ function. Because it implies, the function permits customers to submit content material on the platform utilizing voice instructions.
Koo claims it’s the first social media platform on this planet to supply such a function. Koo customers can use the Discuss to Sort function in English and Indian languages comparable to Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Marathi.
“This “Discuss to Sort” function is magical and takes creation for regional language creators to the subsequent stage. Customers don’t have to make use of the keyboard anymore and kind out prolonged ideas. India language audio system can now communicate their thoughts and the phrases will present up on the display magically! For individuals who discovered it troublesome to kind in native languages, this function removes all that ache. We’ll hold including worth to Indians by enabling the simplest localized types of expression and current their ideas to India in a seamless manner,” stated Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-founder, Koo in a launch.
Koo co-founder Mayank Bidawatka provides that the function shouldn’t be out there on Fb, Twitter or another world platform.
In case you didn’t know, Koo had launched final yr. Touted because the desi different to Twitter, the platform permits customers to submit posts, retweet-like Re-Koo, and even use hashtags. The platform had gained broad consideration throughout Twitter’s tussle with the Indian authorities over blocking sure accounts.
In March, Koo introduced that present traders together with a bunch of people had purchased out Shunwei Capital’s minority stake within the agency.
People who participated within the buyout have been former Indian cricketer Javagal Srinath, BookMyShow founder Ashish Hemrajani, Udaan co-founder Sujeet Kumar, Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy and Zerodha founder Nikhil Kamat.